Marble head of a youth, Marble, Greek

Marble head of a youth

Period:
Early Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.)
width 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.)
depth 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.210.23
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
The soft modeling, deep-set eyes, and upward turn of the head mark this as a work of the early Hellenistic period.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 112, p. 70, pls. 89a-b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.